64points

Deer Valley

49points

Sun Valley

Deer Valley
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39 facts in comparison

Deer Valley vs Sun Valley

Deer Valley
Sun Valley

How does Deer Valley compare to Sun Valley?

  • 3 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    15vs12
  • 80inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    300inchesvs220inches
  • 20753 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    50470vs29717
  • 3 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    3vs0
  • 132meters higher summit
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    2920metersvs2788meters
  • 1 more cinemas
    ?

    2vs1
  • 13 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    15vs2
  • 5 more ski lifts
    ?

    24vs19

How does Sun Valley compare to Deer Valley?

  • 1.9km longer ski run
    ?

    6.4kmvs4.5km
  • 39$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    69$vs108$
  • 221$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    1 999.00$vs2220$
  • 2 more museums
    ?

    3vs1
  • 10 more hiking trails
    ?

    11vs1
  • 1 more theaters
    ?

    1vs0
  • 1 more snow parks
    ?

    1vs0
  • Has lake/s
    ?

General info

1.summit height above sealevel

2920meters

2788meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Deer Valley
Sun Valley
Source: city's official website, 2020.
3.base elevation

2000meters

1753meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
4.Is child friendly
Deer Valley
Sun Valley
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
5.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Deer Valley
Sun Valley
In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.has lake/s
Deer Valley
Sun Valley
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Skiing

1.ski lifts total capacity

50470

29717

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
2.Allows off-piste skiing
Deer Valley
Sun Valley
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
3.longest run

4.5km

6.4km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
4.Has a ski school
Deer Valley
Sun Valley
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
Deer Valley
Sun Valley
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
6.ski pass daily

108$

69$

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

Leisure

1.restaurants

15

12

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

3

0

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.number of cinemas

2

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of museums

1

3

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.hiking trails

1

11

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.
6.number of theaters

0

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Deer Valley
Sun Valley
The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels

15

2

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.chalets

47

16

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.
4.number of kindergartens

4

1

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
5.Hosts conferences
Deer Valley
Sun Valley
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
6.number of five star hotels

3

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall

300inches

220inches

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

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